Anthony Cabot

Distinguished Fellow in Gaming Law, William S. Boyd School of Law
Advisor, International Center for Gaming Regulation at UNLV
Expertise: Gaming law, Sports wagering, Gaming regulation, International casino law, Internet gaming, Problem gambling


Anthony Cabot is a Distinguished Fellow in Gaming Law and serves on the Board of Advisors for the International Center for Gaming Regulation at UNLV. Cabot has also been an active member of the Gaming Law Advisory Council at the William S. Boyd School of Law since 2009.

Before joining the university in 2018, Cabot was a private practice gaming attorney for 37 years and received multiple awards, including recognition by Best Lawyers in America for gaming law from 2004 to 2017.

He has authored or co-authored numerous books and chapters on gaming law, including Sports Wagering in America, Policies, Economics and Regulation (2018), The Law of Gambling and Regulated ‎Gaming: Cases and Materials (2d 2015), Practical Casino Math (2d ed. 2005), Casino Credit and Collections (2003), International Casino Law (3rd ed. January 1999), and Federal Gaming Law (1999). He also co-edited Regulating Land-based Casinos (2d. 2018) and Regulating Internet Gaming: Challenges and Opportunities (2013).

Cabot is an honorary president and serves on the academic council to the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming, an organization made up of professors from the entire Asian region including Taiwan, Japan, China, Macau, and Australia. Additionally, he is a founder and past president of the International Masters of Gaming Law, past president of the Nevada Gaming Attorneys Association, past general counsel to the International Association of Gaming Attorneys, an appointed member of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling for the State of Nevada,  and director and vice president of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling (2009-present).


  • J.D., Law, Arizona State University College of Law
  • B.A., Social Service, Cleveland State University

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Uken Report
April 26, 2022
With the gambling industry bringing in record-breaking profits last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Kentucky Derby soon to kick off, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Most Gambling-Addicted States.
Wallet Hub
April 26, 2022
Gambling exists in every state, even Hawaii and Utah, where gambling is prohibited by law. But not all gamblers are the same. “Recreational” or “social” gamblers, for instance, buy the occasional lottery ticket, take the rare casino trip or bet small stakes in fantasy sports. But they also are mentally able to quit at any point and prevent catastrophic financial loss.
Las Vegas Review Journal
March 31, 2022
The Nevada Supreme Court has reversed a decision by a Clark County District Court judge that said state gaming regulators don’t have jurisdiction over former casino executive Steve Wynn after he left Wynn Resorts Ltd. on his own.
January 21, 2022
The law school of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has announced the call for registrations for online training courses that begin on March 1 and revolve around the theme of the game.

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